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Dental benefits for military retirees and dependents.
Coverage you can count onOur Standard and High dental plans offer eligible military retirees and dependents different levels of coverage.
- Comprehensive dental services, from preventive care to crowns, bridges and dentures
- No in-network deductibles and no waiting periods, including orthodontia for children and adults
- Over 400,000 provider locations nationwide, along with worldwide coverage
- FREE in-network preventive coverage. Find a dentist
Spouses, dependents and survivors may be eligible, even if the retiree does not enroll.
Dependents are eligible until age 21, with full-time students eligible until age 23.
Orthodontic services for dependents
Orthodontic services for dependents previously started in the TRICARE Dental Program will be covered under GEHA’s High Dental Plan.
Initial enrollment is allowed within 31 days prior to and up to 60 days after military
retirement. If you miss the initial enrollment window, you may enroll during the FEDVIP
Open Season, and coverage will begin on
2023 GEHA dental plan rates
|Self Plus One|
|Self and Family|
|High — you pay||Standard — you pay||Standard — you pay|
|2023 dental benefit||Benefit description||In-network or out-of-network2||In-network||Out-of-network2|
|Basic||Class A. Covers two exams, two cleanings, and two3 sets of bitewing X-rays per calendar year||Nothing||Nothing||25%|
|Basic||Class A. Covers a third cleaning||Nothing||No benefit||No benefit|
|Teledentistry.com||Class A. One oral evaluation per patient in a 12-consecutive-month period||Nothing||Nothing||No benefit|
|Intermediate||Class B. Covers restorations, extractions and periodontal maintenance||20%||45%||50%|
|Major||Class C. Covers root canals, crowns, bridges, dentures and periodontal surgery4||50%||65%||70%|
|Orthodontic||Class D. Covers adults and children orthodontic. No waiting periods.||30% with
$3,500 lifetime maximum
$2,500 lifetime maximum
$1,500 lifetime maximum
|Calendar year maximum||Class A, B and C services only||Unlimited per person||$2,500 per person||$2,000 per person|
Class B and C services out-of-network deductible is $0 for High, $25 Standard Self Only, $50 Standard Self Plus One and $75 Standard Self and Family.
1 These benefits are neither offered nor guaranteed under contract with the FEDVIP program, but are made available to all enrollees who become members of GEHA and their eligible family members.
2 If your out-of-network dentist charges more than GEHA’s agreed-upon plan allowance for a specific service, you are responsible for the difference between the plan allowance and the out-of-network dentist's charge plus regular coinsurance.
3 Two bitewings covered annually for members 22 and under. One set of bitewings is covered per year for adults ages 23+.
4 Implants are limited to $2,500 per person per year in-network or out-of-network on High. For Standard, implants are limited to $2,500 per person per year in-network, or $2,000 per person per year out-of-network
This is a brief description of services covered under the GEHA Connection Dental Federal plan. For a complete list of plan limitations and exclusions, please refer to the GEHA Connection Dental Federal plan brochure available online at geha.com/PlanBrochureDental